Accenture Positioned as a Leader in Independent Research Report on Applications Management and Digital Operations Services

NEW YORK; Jan. 25, 2018 – Accenture has been named a leader – receiving the highest score in the Strategy category –  in the latest Forrester Research report on applications management and digital operations services (AMDOS). The report, “The Forrester Wave™: Applications Management and Digital Operations Services, Q4 2017,” evaluated Accenture and 11 other service providers on 26 criteria, including Current Offering, Strategy, and Market Presence.

Accenture and Loopback Analytics Help Health Providers Prepare for New Payment Models and Reduce Clinical Variation

NEW YORK; Jan. 25, 2018 – Accenture has teamed with Loopback Analytics, a leader in population health analytics, to support health systems aiming to participate in new value-based care models, such as the new Bundled Payments for Care Improvement (BPCI) Advanced program.

Digital Technologies in Chemical Plant Operations Beginning to Drive Profits, Fueling Further Investments, Accenture Research Finds

NEW YORK; Jan. 24, 2018 – Digital adoption is increasing in chemical companies’ plants as more firms recognize the technologies’ financial and operational value, according to Accenture’s (NYSE: ACN) new “Digital Technology in Chemical Plant Operations” survey. Yet, digital technologies are still in the early stages of deployment on the plant floor.

CEOs Must Pivot their Workforces to Seize AI-driven Growth and Help Them Work with Intelligent Technologies, Accenture Report Finds

DAVOS; Jan. 22, 2018 – Businesses risk missing major growth opportunities unless CEOs take immediate steps to pivot their workforces and equip their people to work with intelligent technologies, according to new research by Accenture (NYSE: ACN). 

Accenture Announces Winners of The Fourth Annual Circulars in Davos

DAVOS; Jan 22, 2018 – The World Economic Forum and the Forum of Young Global Leaders, in collaboration with Accenture (NYSE: ACN), awarded The Circulars at the Annual Meeting of the World Economic Forum in Davos-Klosters. The awards recognize individuals and organizations that have made notable contributions to the circular economy. Accenture sees the circular economy as a way to harness innovative and disruptive technologies to move beyond the linear models of take, make, waste. Circular models emphasize decoupling scarce or harmful natural resources from growth and jobs, and delivering value to consumers and citizens in the global economy.  

Accenture Federal Services Wins Modernization Contract with Veterans Benefits Administration

ARLINGTON, Va.; Jan. 18, 2018 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has been awarded a contract by the Veterans Benefits Administration (VBA) to upgrade and enhance its information technology infrastructure as part of the VBA’s commitment to improve the delivery of services it provides to Veterans. The contract has an estimated value of $62 million over the performance period, which includes a one-year base period with four one-year options. 

Accenture & Oracle Take West Midlands Police On a Journey to Cloud For Enhanced Operations and Data Sharing

BIRMINGHAM, England; Jan. 18, 2018 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) and Oracle (NYSE: ORCL) today announced that they have teamed with West Midlands Police (WMP) to successfully deploy a suite of Oracle Cloud applications designed to increase efficiencies and processes across the force. The project is one of the first implementations of cloud technology by a public safety agency in the U.K.

Accenture Unveils its Innovation Hub in Tokyo as part of Broader Growth Plans in Japan

TOKYO; Jan. 17, 2017 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) today opened its Innovation Hub in Tokyo, a state-of-the-art facility that will become a destination for Accenture people and clients to ideate, rapidly prototype and launch digital solutions. The unveiling of the Innovation Hub in Tokyo’s Minato Ward is part of broader plans to open new facilities across Japan offering clients access to Accenture’s deep industry knowledge, leading technology capabilities and business acumen.

Top Executives Kick Off Joint Initiative to Grow Women-Owned Businesses

OTTAWA and WASHINGTON, D.C.; Jan. 17, 2018 – The Canada-US Council for Advancement of Women Entrepreneurs and Business Leaders (the Council) has announced recommendations for the first pillar of their groundbreaking bilateral initiative, “Advancing Women in Business.” GE Canada President & CEO, GE Vice President Elyse Allan and NRStor Inc. Chair & CEO Annette Verschuren are leading this pillar, which specifically aims to help growth-minded women entrepreneurs scale up their businesses.

Accenture Named Overall Leader in Everest Group PEAK Matrix™ Report for Application Modernization Services

NEW YORK; Jan. 17, 2018 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has been positioned as the overall ‘Leader’ in the inaugural Everest Group PEAK Matrix for Application Modernization Services. The report placed Accenture ahead of all other competitors in the category of Market Impact, commending its leading market adoption capabilities, portfolio diversity and the overall satisfaction of its clients. It also noted Accenture’s “best-in-class” vision and strategy and innovation and investments.